UNLOCKING CITIES GLOBALLY
Today, more than half of the global population lives in urban areas, a figure that’s expected to rise to 60% by 2030. With cities driving global economic and business growth, there is an increasing need for new transport infrastructure. With the challenges of climate change and limited budgets, cities around the world need help to deliver their complex infrastructure needs.
Crossrail International’s mission is to share the experience of its people and partners to help cities around the world unlock their potential through the provision of transport networks that enable sustainable growth for their communities.
We work with government agencies, developers, funders, and public and private sector owners and operators, offering unique insights into the delivery of major transport infrastructure schemes and how best to unlock their full potential. Our expert advisers have first-hand experience of the myriad of complex physical, political, economic, social, technological, environmental and sustainability challenges that most major infrastructure projects face.
We have a growing portfolio of experience, helping cities to unlock their potential through innovative funding and governance models, land value capture, stakeholder engagement, and sustainability solutions.
We’re raising the bar for infrastructure projects around the world by making innovations, ideas, technologies and good practices available to external stakeholders – not only from the Crossrail project, but also from some of the UK’s most high-profile megaprojects, including the London 2012 Olympics, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link, High Speed 1 (HS1).
The following case studies and news stories provide an overview of how we are applying our knowledge, skills and expertise to share good practice and lessons learned with global clients – from North and South America to Asia and Australasia.
- New Zealand’s largest city and main hub for transportation
- Estimated population: 1.6 million
In partnership with Lister Advisory, Crossrail International performed an Independent Programme Review of Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL), the largest infrastructure project ever to be undertaken in New Zealand, to help identify key project risks, issues and opportunities . . . read more
- The capital and most populous city of Thailand
- One of the world’s most popular destinations
- Estimated population: 9.7 million
Crossrail International’s Paul Dyson and Martin Rowark attended a joint Thai Ministry of Transport and British Embassy Bangkok workshop in March 2019 to promote collaboration for infrastructure development between Thailand and the UK . . . read more
HONG KONG S.A.R.
- The world’s 4th most densely populated city, famous for its skyline and natural harbour
- Estimated population: 7.5 million
Crossrail International’s quality management insight is providing the basis for a business-wide transformation programme for Hong Kong’s MTR Corporation which runs Hong Kong’s 11-line rapid transit railway network serving Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories . . . read more
- The capital of Indonesia, located on Java, the world’s most populous island
- Estimated population: 10 million
PT MRT Jakarta, operators of the Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit in Indonesia, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Crossrail International (CI) for Capacity Building and Human Resources Development in Urban Railway . . . read more
- The capital of Peru and the 5th largest city in South America
- Estimated population: 10.5 million
Crossrail International’s Martin Buck and Rebecca Venn were amongst a distinguished audience of delegates attending a recent government-sponsored international transport forum in Lima, Peru, featuring highlights of best practice from the Crossrail programme . . . read more
As Peru heads towards its bicentennial celebrations in 2021 and gears up for hosting the Lima 2019 Pan American Games, Crossrail International joined dignitaries at the UK Embassy in Lima to focus on defining the country’s future transport vision . . . read more
- The capital city of Victoria
- Estimated population: 5 million
Crossrail International’s expert adviser Ian Lindsay presented insights into Crossrail’s experience of leveraging value out of property at the 2019 Victoria Transport Infrastructure Summit held in February 2019 at the Crowne Plaza in Melbourne, Australia . . . read more
- One of only three city states in the world
- Estimated population: 5.7 million
Crossrail International’s Martin Rowark was one of several high profile speakers at a recent British High Commission (BHC) – Building and Construction Authority (BCA) joint industry seminar focused on “Contracting for the Future”, held at Eden Hall, the British High Commissioner’s official residence in Singapore . . . read more
- Australia’s largest city and the state capital of New South Wales
- The most populous city in Australia and Oceania
- Estimated population: 5.5 million
Crossrail International’s expert advisers are sharing insight and knowledge honed through the Crossrail programme for the delivery of Sydney Metro City & Southwest, the second phase of Australia’s largest public transport project . . . read more
Crossrail International’s expert commercial and procurement adviser, Martin Rowark, worked with the Sydney Metro West leadership team to help define the programme’s strategic procurement plan, feeding into the metro extension project’s Final Business Case . . . read more
Crossrail International’s expert adviser Rob Paris delivered the International Keynote Address on Day Two of the 2018 Infrastructure Sustainability Conference and Awards event held on 16-18 October 2018 at the Australian Technology Park in Eveleigh, Sydney . . . read more
- The capital of Ontario and Canada’s largest city
- The fifth largest city in North America
- Estimated population: 3 million
Crossrail International is working in association with global consulting engineers TYPSA SA and UK specialist transport advisers Direx Solutions to provide technical advisory services relating to the planning and procurement of Toronto’s new subway extensions . . . read more
Crossrail International, in association with Ernst & Young (Toronto), performed an independent Red Team Review of procurement Package 3 for Metrolinx’s GO Expansion programme, one of the largest infrastructure projects in North America . . . read more
As part of an official trade visit to the United Kingdom, organisations and authorities responsible for some of Canada’s largest rail and transport infrastructure investments visited Crossrail’s Farringdon station . . . read more